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exists when the link between the negligent conduct and the injury is strong enough to be recognized by law
a defense against negligence whenever the defendant can show the victim did something that helped cause his or her own injures.
a defense against negligence which is raised when the carelessness of each party is compared to the carlessness of the other party.
assumption of risk
a defense against negligence that is raised when the plantiff knew of the risk involved and still took the chance of being injured.
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